Maximum - math word problems
- TV competition
In the competition, 10 contestants answer five questions, one question per round. Anyone who answers correctly will receive as many points as the number of competitors answered incorrectly in that round. One of the contestants after the contest said: We
- The percent 2
The percent return rate of a growth fund, income fund, and money market are 10%, 7%, and 5% respectively. Suppose you have 3200 to invest and you want to put twice as much in the growth fund as in the money market to maximize your return. How should you i
- Two integers
Two integers, a and b, have a product of 36. What is the least possible sum of a and b?
- Secret treasure
Scouts have a tent in the shape of a regular quadrilateral pyramid with a side of the base 4 m and a height of 3 m. Determine the radius r (and height h) of the container so that they can hide the largest possible treasure.
- Ten boys
Ten boys chose to go to the supermarket. Six boys bought gum and nine boys bought a lollipop. How many boys bought gum and a lollipop?
Roman is ranked 12th highest and eleventh lowest pupil. How many classmates does Roman have?
- Hypotenuse - RT
A triangle has a hypotenuse of 55 and an altitude to the hypotenuse of 33. What is the area of the triangle?
- Curve and line
The equation of a curve C is y=2x² -8x+9 and the equation of a line L is x+ y=3 (1) Find the x co-ordinates of the points of intersection of L and C. (2) Show that one of these points is also the stationary point of C?
- Cylindrical container
An open-topped cylindrical container has a volume of V = 3140 cm3. Find the cylinder dimensions (radius of base r, height v) so that the least material is needed to form the container.
4 m long ladder touches the cube 1mx1m at the wall. How high reach on the wall?
- Skoda cars
There were 16 passenger cars in the parking. It was the 10 blue and 10 Skoda cars. How many are blue Skoda cars in the parking?
- Paper box
Hard rectangular paper has dimensions of 60 cm and 28 cm. The corners are cut off equal squares and the residue was bent to form an open box. How long must be side of the squares to be the largest volume of the box?
In all nine fields of given shape to be filled natural numbers so that: • each of the numbers 2, 4, 6 and 8 is used at least once, • four of the inner square boxes containing the products of the numbers of adjacent cells of the outer square, • in the ci
- Owner of the company
The owner of the company with extensive administrative activity wants to sell the obsolete 3 machines at the price of CZK 1000 per 1 machine with a six-month warranty period. If the machine breaks down during this period, the owner will return the employe
The room is 10 x 5 meters. You have the role of carpet width of 1 meter. Make rectangular cut of roll that piece of carpet will be longest possible and it fit into the room. How long is a piece of carpet? Note .: carpet will not be parallel with the diag
In the class was 12 students. Nine students wearing trousers and turtleneck eight. How many students worn trousers with a turtleneck?
- Max - cone
From the iron bar (shape = prism) with dimensions 6.2 cm, 10 cm, 6.2 cm must be produced the greatest cone. a) Calculate cone volume. b) Calculate the waste.
In the box were total of 200 cookies. These products have sugar and chocolate topping. Chocolate topping is used on 157 cookies. Sugar topping is used on 100 cakes. How many of these cookies has two frosting?
Into rotating cone with dimensions r = 8 cm and h = 8 cm incribe cylinder with maximum volume so that the cylinder axis is perpendicular to the axis of the cone. Determine the dimensions of the cylinder.
Write the smallest and largest 1-digit number.